Aluminum siding is another option to look at. Aluminum siding is durable and cost effective. It can also be painted, which is a nice feature if you desire to change your house color often. Aluminum siding is simple to install, and therefore has lower labor expenses involved. The only possible drawback to aluminum siding is the ability for it to dent, however, dents can be pulled out easily enough. Additionally, whole pieces of metal can be removed in the case of major damage.